Available year-round in dried, juice, frozen and concentrate forms, tart cherries are more than just delicious - they tend to be good for you, as their tart taste and bright red color are typically cues for more good-for-you phytonutrients inside.
July marks tart cherry harvest season for this predominantly U.S. grown superfruit, and growers and processors are preparing for a fruitful crop for this red hot fruit. (PRNewsFoto/Cherry Marketing Institute)
Tart cherries were a standout star at the recent Fancy Food Show. The nutrient profile is not the only reason these ruby-red fruits are hotter than ever. Trend experts say tart flavors are on the rise due to consumers' changing palate for less sweet tastes.